MASTERS – Ojibwa Casino Motorcycle Hillclimb returns…with a BIG expansion!

May 15, 2019

The second annual MASTERS Ojibwa Casino Motorcycle Hillclimb returns to Whealkate Bluff in South Range, Michigan, on Saturday, July 6. For many years during the 1970’s and 1980’s, this steep hill hosted a motorcycle hillclimb on the 4th of July weekend. After Treist Forest Products invested thousands of dollars in construction work on the hill, […]

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Rules changes

April 1, 2019

There have been some minor changes to the general and hillclimb rules for 2020. Please view or download them on the rules page.

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Area snowmobilers at World Championship

April 1, 2019

Three western U.P. snowmobile hillclimbers represented Michigan as well as the Upper Peninsula at the World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb in Jackson, Wyoming. Another snowmobiler represented an area snowmobile dealership. Competing for Pat’s Motorsports of Greenland on the dealership’s Yamahas was Tyler Robinson. Robinson of Afton, Wyoming, posted the fastest time in the Improved Stock 600 […]

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Terra-X at Mont du Lac has been cancelled

March 29, 2019

While at this present time Mont du Lac has snow on the hill where the MASTERS was going to run our final race of the season, the hill is losing two inches of snow per hour. The forecast for next week is highs in the upper 40’s.  To build the course that would make the […]

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Mont du Lac Terra-X, April 6, outside of Duluth/Superior

March 18, 2019

What we are going to do is for those who send in their pre-registration along with fees by April 1st and register for TOP GUN, Pro Open Stock, and one Trail Class, we’re going to GIVE YOU an additional Trail Stock Class entry fee for FREE! Those who register at the Mont du Lac lodge […]

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Adventure Mountain welcomes Terra-X Racers

March 18, 2019

Fans and racers came out to see Terra-X racing at Adventure Mountain in Greenland on Saturday. They were treated by a lot of sunshine and snow to see snowmobilers go through a winding course up and down the former ski hill. It was in the Pat’s Motorsports Pro Open Stock that Jordan Wolfe of Montreal, […]

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Robinson and Marietta win WINTERNATIONALS

February 26, 2019

Snowmobilers from four states braved the snow falling and snow on Whealkate Bluff to compete at this past Saturday’s Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Snowmobile Hillclimb.   Afton, Wyoming’s Tyler Robinson swept all four of the Pro Mod Classes to win the Vollwerth’s Meats Pro Mod King of the Hill. With no other hillclimbers winning a Pro Mod Class, […]

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Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff, South Range, MI, Saturday, February 23rd

February 19, 2019

Final registration will be this Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. Eastern time at the former Big Bucks Bingo Hall, located next to the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga, MI. No registration after 8 p.m. At 8 p.m. we will have the drivers meeting, followed by the draw for class racer order of competition. If […]

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Marietta takes King of Hill

February 5, 2019

Snowmobile hillclimbers came from all over the Midwest, with one coming from Afton, Wyoming. They took part in this past Saturday’s Triest Forest Products-Vollwerth’s Mid America Championship Hillclimb (MACH). The MACH took place at Whealkate Bluff in South Range and was a part of the MASTERS Ojibwa Casino Racing series. It is those who win a class […]

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Whealkate history ups and downs

January 26, 2019

The property that the MASTERS Racing Circuit Snowmobile Hillclimb takes place on has a history all its own. It’s not just the snowmobiles that go up and some come down, but the history of Whealkate Bluff also has its ups and downs. The popular landmark outside of South Range started with motorcycle hillclimbs in the […]

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